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For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 2, 2005

"LOUISVILLE SLUGGER'S" ALL-AMERICAN BASEBALL TEAMS

TUCSON, Ariz. — The Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-American baseball teams were announced today which have a potent mix of pitching and offense.

The 17-man first team, chosen by performances up to regional playoffs and picked by the staff of Collegiate Baseball newspaper, features nine conference players or pitchers of the year, including:

• RHP Lance Broadway, Texas Christian (Pitcher of Year Conference USA)
• RHP Luke Hochevar, Tennessee (Pitcher of Year Southeastern Conference)
• RHP Ian Kennedy, Southern California (Pitcher of Year Pacific-10 Conference)
• RHP Mike Pelfrey, Wichita St. (Pitcher of Year Missouri Valley Conference)
• 1B Matt LaPorta, Florida (Player of Year Southeastern Conference)
• 2B Corey Wimberley, Alcorn St. (Player of Year Southwestern Athletic Conference)
• 3B Alex Gordon, Nebraska (Player of Year Big 12 Conference)
• OF Trevor Crowe, Arizona (Co-Player of Year Pacific-10 Conference)
• UT Mike Costanzo, Coastal Carolina (Player of Year Big South Conference)

The first team features six starting pitchers who posted a combined 74-9 record with an ERA of 2.07. Two pitchers, Lance Broadway of Texas Christian and Ian Kennedy of Southern California, led the team with 144 strikeouts each. Relief pitcher Neil Jamison of Long Beach St. led the pitching staff with a 0.00 ERA in 26 appearances this season as he posted 11 saves.

The offense features power, line drive hitters and speed. The first team belted 130 homers led by 1B Matt LaPorta of Florida with 23. The team collected 184 doubles led by 25 each from Florida State OF Shane Robinson and Arizona OF Trevor Crowe. Eight first teamers hit 15 or more doubles this season. As far as speed, five players swiped 26 bases or more led by Florida State's Robinson with 46.

The first team also features Collegiate Baseball’s National Player of The Year in Florida State's Robinson. He was the first player in FSU history to record 100 hits and steal 40 bases in the same season in addition to recording a 40-game hitting streak as he posted a .439 batting average. He is the only player in America in the top five nationally in every one of the following categories: on-base percentage, average, runs, hits and doubles in cumulative numbers. He also is ninth in the nation in total bases.

The following are the first, second and third team Louisville Slugger All-Americans for the 2005 season.

 
First Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School W L ERA G GS CG SV

IP

H BB

SO

RHP Lance Broadway Texas Christian 14 1 1.67 18 15 4 0

108.0

77 34

144

RHP Luke Hochevar Tennessee 14 2 1.90 16 16 3 0

118.6

82 42

131

RHP Dallas Buck Oregon St. 11 1 1.93 15 15 2 0

107.0

72 38

109

LHP Brian Bogusevic Tulane 12 1 2.57 16 16 2 0

112.0

99 33

114

RHP Ian Kennedy Southern Calif. 11 2 2.44 16 15 1 0

103.3

73 34

144

RHP Mike Pelfrey Wichita St. 12 2 1.91 18 18 6 0

131.6

88 28

136

Relief Neil Jamison Long Beach St.   4 0 0.00 26   0 0 11 27.0 16 5   25
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
  C Jeff Clement Southern Calif. .353 201 47 71 17   0 13 48 43 40   4
1B Matt LaPorta Florida .341 226 63 77 15   2 23 69 38 56   3
2B Corey Wimberley Alcorn St. .462 132 55 61 10   3   1 32 27 5 42
3B Alex Gordon Nebraska .386 228 72 88 21   4 18 61 56 33 23
SS Tyler Greene Georgia Tech. .370 243 74 90 15   3 12 69 34 65 30
OF•• Shane Robinson Florida St. .439 269 91 118 25   4   5 40 51 27 46
OF Trevor Crowe Arizona .421 247 81 104 25 14   9 54 36 30 26
OF Brian Pettway Mississippi .400 240 52 96 19   0 19 63 32 43   1
DH Chris Carlson New Mexico .395 220 66 87 24   6 15 79 38 32   1
UT* Mike Costanzo Coastal Carolina .388 219 69 85 13   2 15 61 68 56   8

 

Second Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School

W

L ERA G GS

CG

SV

IP

H BB

SO

RHP Max Scherzer Missouri

9

3 1.52 15 15

1

0

100.3

51 38

138

RHP Cesar Carrillo Miami (Fla.)

12

2 2.29 17 16

2

1

110.0

90 20

111

LHP Austin Faught La.-Lafayette

12

0 2.45 15 15

0

0

88.0

67 37

69

LHP Ricky Romero Cal. St. Fuller.

12

4 2.80 16 16

1

0

119.0

92 31

129

RHP Dennis Bigley Oral Roberts

11

3 1.47 16 16

7

0

104.0

68 24

82

RHP Kevin Slowey Winthrop

13

2 2.26 18 16

6

1

127.3

84 13

121

LHP Nick Hill Army   10 1 1.22 13 12   4   0   81.0 58 14   89
Relief J. Brent Cox Texas     7 2 1.77 33 0   0 14   61.0 46 16   70
Relief Erik Morrison Ball St.     7 0 1.32 28 0   0 15   41.0 31 12   41
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO

SB

  C Chad Tracy Pepperdine .363 240 53 87 21 2 12 61 24 27

2

  C Nick Hundley Arizona .349 212 54 74 22 2 14 43 41 41

9

1B Geoff Desmond Arkansas St. .384 224 66 86 19 1 20 72 34 36   5
1B Jason Maxey Towson .346 217 50 75 18 1 23 72 22 44

0

2B Taylor Harbin Clemson .360 250 61 90 28 3 10 60 12 22

4

3B Ryan Braun Miami (Fla.) .401 202 68 81 15 1 16 71 30 35

22

SS Seth Johnson Texas .402 244 52 98 17 4   8 54 20 23

14

OF Jacoby Ellsbury Oregon St. .415 207 45 86 17 2   6 42 30 14

21

OF Adam Godwin Troy .367 245 65 90   6 4   5 44 19 33

84

OF Ryan Patterson Louisiana St. .363 234 67 85 21 2 19 49 25 26

6

UT* Micah Owings Tulane .326 181 52 59 15 3 16 54 36 45   0

 

Third Team
   Pitchers
Pos Player School

W

L ERA G GS

CG

SV

IP

H BB

SO

RHP Matt Green La.-Monroe

10

2 2.65 17 16

2

1

105.3

92 26

141

RHP Anthony Varvaro St. John's

9

3 2.32 14 14

2

0

85.3

54 35

115

LHP Garrett Olson Cal Poly SLO

12

4 2.71 19 19

3

0

136.0

123 47

128

LHP Cesar Ramos Long Beach St.

10

6 2.27 17 17

4

0

123.0

99 14

92

RHP Mickey Storey Florida Atlantic

9

1 1.77 22 8

1

7

86.3

72 20

75

RHP Matt Torra Massachusetts

6

3 1.14 14 13

8

0

94.6

56 16

111

LHP Greg Smith Louisiana St.

10

2 2.20 16 15

3

0

98.0

92 23

78

RHP Joba Chamberlain Nebraska

8

2 2.56 15 15

1

0

98.3

70 27

109

RHP Johnny Dorn Nebraska

10

1 1.86 17 10

1

1

87.0

59 19

72

Relief Craig Hansen St. John's

2

2 1.41 30 0

0

14

57.3

30 17

77

Relief Brett Harker College of   Charleston

5

0 2.27 26 0

0

14

47.6

35 8

57

Relief John Madden Auburn   6 2 1.64 41 0 0 7 76.6 69 16 50
   Position Players
Pos Player School AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
  C Brad Willcutt Southern Miss. .329 243 57   80 21   0 16 82 37 32   0
  C Kyle Blumenthal Cal Poly SLO .410 183 42   75 15   0   4 53 39 21   4
1B Luke Hopkins New Mexico St. .392 212 58   83 19   0 14 79 39 38   2
1B Aaron Bates North Carolina St. .420 200 60   84 16   1 12 62 36 25   3
1B D. J. Wabick Coll. of Charleston .426 249 68 106 27   2   9 66 25 30   5
1B Matt Rizzotti Manhattan .416 173 53   72 21   0   9 57 40 32   0
1B Jordan Brown Arizona .340 247 59   84 17   3 13 77 17 29   0
2B Jordan Pacheco New Mexico .408 233 65   95 17   5 15 52 15 24   6
2B Chris Campbell Coll. of Charleston .388 258 63 100 21   0 14 85 21 26   4
2B Scott Sizemore Virginia Commonwealth .372 207 57   77 24   3 12 56 36 20 19
3B Jay Heafner Davidson .448 203 51   91 18   0 11 58 36 27 13
3B Brandon Taylor Brigham Young .356 239 65   85 17   4 20 83 24 43 11
3B Chase Headley Tennessee .379 211 74   80 20   2 12 60 59 21   6
SS Cameron Blair Texas Tech. .350 223 70   78 12   3 17 60 47 25 21
SS Troy Tulowitzki Long Beach St. .355 141 29   50 12   1   7 26 12 30   2
OF Travis Buck Arizona St. .388 242 67   94 22 3   4 38 25 32 23
OF Eli Iorg Tennessee .392 232 60   91 17 4 15 68 19 28 27
OF Brad Rosenblat George Washington .353 221 66   78 20 2 17 57 26 47 22
OF Sergio Pedroza Cal. St. Fullerton .346 188 41   65 12 2 13 49 32 36   6
OF Mark Aranda New Mexico St. .351 202 59   71 10 4 22 85 22 53   4
OF Jon Jay Miami (Fla.) .422 192 48   81 16 3   0 50 28 24 12
OF Drew Davidson Illinois .322 202 57   65 16 3 14 53 23 36   5
OF Drew Stubbs Texas .324 241 58   78 17 3 10 38 22 60 27
UT* Stephen Head Mississippi .310 248 60   77 13 1 18 64 22 37   3
  * Pitching Statistics For Multiple-Position Players
Pos Player School W L ERA G GS CG SV

IP

H

BB SO
RHP Mike Costanzo Coastal Carolina 8 1 1.75 34   0 0 13

  51.3

37

23   65
RHP Micah Owings Tulane 9 4 3.63 16 16 0   0

106.6

95

17 117
LHP Stephen Head Mississippi 7 3 2.72 21   7 0   6   76.0   75 25   69
  •• National Player Of The Year
 
Collegiate Baseball
Players Of The Year
2005: OF Shane Robinson
Florida State University
2004: RHP Jered Weaver
Long Beach State
2003: 2B Rickie Weeks
Southern University
2002: SS Khalil Greene
Clemson University
2001: RHP Mark Prior
Univ. of Southern Calif.
2000: RHP Kip Bouknight
Univ. of South Carolina
1999: UT Jason Jennings
         Baylor University
1998: OF Kevin Mench
         Univ. of Delaware
1997: J.D. Drew
         Florida State University
1996: RHP Kris Benson,
         Clemson University
1995: 1B/P Todd Helton,
         Tennessee &
         OF/P Mark Kotsay,
         Cal. St. Fullerton
1994: P/1B Ryan Jackson
         Duke University
1993: P/OF Brooks Kieschnick,
         Univ. of Texas
1992: P Lloyd Peever,
         Louisiana State Univ.
1991: P Bobby Jones,
         Fresno State Univ.
1990: OF Mike Kelly,
         Arizona State Univ.
1989: P Ben McDonald,
         Louisiana State &
         UT Scott Bryant,
         Univ. of Texas
1988: P Andy Benes,
         Evansville University
1987: 3B Robin Ventura,
         Oklahoma State &
         1B Marteese Robinson,
         Seton Hall University
1986: P Greg Swindell,
         Univ. of Texas
1985: OF Pete Incaviglia,
         Oklahoma State Univ.
1984: OF Oddibe McDowell,
         Arizona State Univ.

 

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